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3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Massim Lime Spatula

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, late 19th century, the handle carved in the form of a dance paddle, called Kaidebu, with metal stand, lg. 14 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Wisconsin; John and Marcia Friede collection, Rye, New York; Harry Beran collection, Cambridge, UK; Arthur Swinfield collection.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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John, Harry Beran, Arthur Swinfield, Marcia Friede, Cambridge, Rye, United Kingdom